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Celebrate 35 Years with L.A. Parent

You're Invited to Our Birthday Bash at The Original Farmers Market! 2015 is a special year for L.A. Parent; it's our 35th anniversary and to celebrate, we're throwing a Birthday Bash at The Original Farmers Market, Los Angeles, which will be hosted by Whit Johnson and Daniella Guzman, anchors of NBC4’s Today in LA, and feature appearances by "Extra" host Mario Lopez and Disney's Skai Jackson! … Read Article

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Four Explosive Ways To Celebrate July 4th

The skies above Southern California will be filled with fireworks on the Fourth of July. Some fireworks festivities, however, come with added entertainment. AmericaFest returns to Rose Bowl Stadium (1001 Rose Bowl Dr., Pasadena) for the 89th year, and this year the celebration, which lasts from 2-11 p.m., is bigger than ever. The afternoon FanFest features rides, crafts, exhibits and an array … Read Article

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Fourth of July Fun Without the Fireworks

Fireworks are synonymous with Independence Day, but sometimes it is nice to celebrate the holiday without the cacophony of pyrotechnics. Here are a few events that don’t need fireworks to create fun. Pedal your way to a patriotic day at Long Beach’s Great American Kids’ Bike Parade, at 10 a.m. along the Granada Avenue bike path. Children can decorate their bicycles and participate in the parade … Read Article

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Taking Care of Your Child’s Smile

If your child has special needs, you are likely immersed in an array of tasks and therapies – occupational, educational and physical. As you work to help your child make the most of her or his abilities, don’t forget your child’s smile! “You need to care for their mouths. It is a journey. It is a process,” says Jill Lasky, DDS, a pediatric dentist who practices in Tarzana and Studio … Read Article